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Gravity in the Quantum Regime

This workshop will bring together researchers tackling theoretical issues at the intersection of quantum theory and gravitational physics.

Thursday, June 28, 2018
All Day
Wilder Labratory
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Conferences, Lectures & Seminars, Workshops & Training

Please feel welcome to attend the Gravity in the Quantum Regime workshop taking place in Wilder Laboratory, Dartmouth College on June 28th-29th, 2018. This workshop will bring together researchers tackling theoretical issues at the intersection of quantum theory and gravitational physics. The workshop will consist of five 1-hour long talks and four discussion sessions.

Day 1 - Thursday June 28th

9:30am         Tensor networks and gravitational physics
Wilder 202     Adam G. M. Lewis, Perimeter Institute

11:00am       Discussion 1: Gravitational decoherence
Wilder 103     Led by Miles Blencowe, Dartmouth College

2:00pm         Discussion 2: Is standard semiclassical Einstein gravity viable?
Wilder 102     Led by Maaneli Derkhshani, Utrecht University

3:00pm         Quantum mechanics and the covariance of physical laws in quantum reference frames
Wilder 202     Flaminia Giacomini, University of Vienna

4:30pm         Composite quantum systems and gravity
Wilder 202     Igor Pikovski, Harvard University

Day 2 - Friday June 29th

9:30am         The problem of time in canonical quantum gravity
Wilder 202     Maaneli Derkhshani, Utrecht University

11:00am       Discussion 3: Indefinite causal structure
Wilder 115     Led by Flaminia Giacomini, University of Vienna

2:00pm         Discussion 4: Time from quantum correlations
Wilder 103     Led by Alexander R. H. Smith, Dartmouth College

3:30pm         Quantum theory and spacetime
Wilder 202     Steve Weinstein, University of Waterloo and Perimeter Institute

For more information, contact:
Alexander Smith

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.